National Sports and Events Center Update Despite the current economic challenges caused by rising interest rates, increasing construction costs and supply chain disruption, planning and development of the National Sports and Events Center in Coatesville marches forward. Thanks in part to the rebound from Covid-19, Chester County is growing and the need for a unique multi-use entertainment and sports facility has never been greater.  Click to read full update:  VDF Status Report Spring 2023...

Persistence is paying off for the developers of the National Sports and Events Center (NSEC), a multi-sport, events and entertainment facility that features the National Velodrome, the first permanent indoor velodrome in the Eastern United States. The NSEC was recently awarded a total of $9 million in state funding to support land development of the 24 acre site in the center of Coatesville, a city of 14,000 35 miles west of Philadelphia....

The executive committee has been working closely with IDG Development, the owners and developers of the Center to support design, engagement with the community and financing of the facility which includes the world class indoor National Velodrome. Key developments include: Youth Organization Partnership: A major goal of the Foundation is to create long term partnerships with one or more high profile youth organizations to support our mission of enriching lives and changing communities through cycling. VDF President, Steve Whisnant and board members Dave Chauner, Rick Mayer and Crosby Wood have been meeting with the executives and board members of the Boys...

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